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Title   Zimbabwe's Non-Governmental Organizations Bill: out of sync with SADC standards and a threat to civil society groups
Author Human Rights Watch
Published New York; London: HRW
Year 2004-12-03
Pages 20
Serial HRW Briefing
Abstract The Zimbabwe governmentís draft law to regulate non-governmental organizations, the NGO Bill, threatens the existence of civil society groups in the country. Scheduled for a vote in parliament next week, the bill substantially restricts freedom of association and thus falls far short of the Southern African Development Communityís principles to protect human rights during elections.
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Bestand hrw_ngobill_20041203.pdf (131 Kb)
Country Zimbabwe
Themes
  • Democracy
  • Elections
  • Freedom of expression
  • Human rights
  • Law
  • NGO's (African)
  • NGO's (Northern)
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